news reporter/anchor

Position Summary:

The News Reporter/Anchor works under the supervision of the Program Director. The Reporter/Anchor specializes in delivering live radio newscasts, prioritizing stories for air and covering breaking news. The Reporter/Anchor may be asked to appear as a guest on programs or host programs, or appear in public on behalf of KIRN.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Stays atop daily local and national news via multiple sources. Selects and rewrites stories for air. Edits all scripts for accuracy, timeliness and proper usage. Arranges newscasts, billboards and other on-air content. Presents content live on-air in an authoritative and conversational manner that connects with local listeners. Operates a board, computers, recording machines, and other equipment as necessary. May provide breaking news coverage during air shift. Has role in helping manage news publication on website. Helps feature copy of reporters. Promotes the station by having their pictures or live/prerecorded videos on our Social Media platforms.

Core skills: Strong writing skills, and ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner.

§  Specializes in covering a news beat and producing high value journalistic content for publication on radio and digital platforms, including daily news reports, in-depth feature reports and special reports as assigned.

§  Anchors newscasts, hosts programs, helps edit others, and helps during station promoting activities.

§  Gathers and shares news stories with listeners, often through live broadcasts. Unlike their colleagues in television, radio reporters have to rely on what is heard rather than what is seen.

§  Develops story ideas, performs research, interviews people, writes their stories and comes up with story ideas.

§  Responds to breaking news stories.

§  Researches possible story ideas.

§  Specializes in covering news outside of the station.

§  Reports on entertainment, sports or news events.

§  Other duties as assigned.

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

§  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related flied.

§  Exceptional written and verbal communications skills (Farsi and English required).

§  Minimum of 5 years of professional experience is required; experience within the broadcasting industry is preferred.

§  Typing skills in Farsi and English.

§  Strong MS Office skills (Power Point, Excel and Word) is required.

§  Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills.

§  Able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights and weekends.

§  Ability to interact professionally and build relationships and sources.

§  Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines.

§  Excellent understanding of Associated Press style.

§  Being comfortable in front of the camera.

§  Ability to shoot and edit digital video is a plus.

 Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

§  Office environment, some repetitive motion required. May require some travel to station events, valid drivers’ license is required with good driving record.

Sales & Traffic Coordinator, Lotus Oxnard Corp.

Position Summary:

The focus of the Coordinator is to implement systems and best practices for the sales & traffic team.  The role is an integral part of Radio Iran which includes the building proposals, managing web content, tracking and entering contracts & copy, and other responsibilities that may arise.

The position of the Coordinator supports the General Manager and Business Manager within the Business Office, which interfaces and communicates with all other departments within the station, including Sales, Traffic, Production, Promotions, and Programming Departments as well as Advertising Agencies and clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

§  Manage SoCalPersian.com content

§  Create PowerPoint or Keynote sponsorship decks

§  Manages and maintains continuity, checks pertinent details with assigned AE and coordinates with Production Department when necessary to make sure right production is running

§  Review orders before contracting

§  Produce and distribute periodic reports as needed from Marketron (block hours, sponsorship openings, daily spot times etc.)

§  Advises staff to make necessary changes to orders in Marketron to help with log placement

§  Work with programming on special programing and promotional events

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

§  High School Diploma is required, an Associates or Bachelor’s degree is preferred

§  Minimum of 2 years of professional experience providing administrative support, management, or experience within the broadcasting industry is preferred

§  Strong MS Office skills (Power Point, Excel and Word) is required

§  Exceptional organizational skills

§  Exceptional written and verbal communications skills (English required, Farsi a plus)

§  Ability to work under deadlines and in a fast-paced environment

§  Ability to prioritize daily routine and urgent tasks

§  Working knowledge of WordPress


Position Summary:

The Board Operator /Editor works as an integral part of the Programming team.  The Board Operator typically works with On-air talent/DJ, Programming and Production team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assist in mapping out the shows topic and direction with Co-host and producer if needed.

·          Work with Producer on execution show elements.

·          Must follow specific rules regarding appropriate content and indecency regulations.

·         Follow Program Director’s instructions on mechanics and fundamentals.

·         Airing live or pre-recorded shows, commercials and promos as scheduled.

·         May require visits to client offices, premises, or events.

·         Troubleshoot issues as necessary.

·         Edit videos and sounds clips.

·         Other office/on air duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Minimum of 2 Years’ experience in talk radio.

·          Excellent phone skills.

·         Must be fluent in English and Farsi.

·         Strong sound and video editing skills.

·         Exceptional time management and organizational skills.

·         Being flexible and able to cover different shifts.

Preferred Education

•Bachelors Degree.

Required Education

•High School Diploma or equivalent.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Office environment, some repetitive motion required.  Requires travel to station events and client sites, valid drivers’ license is required with good driving record.  Must have a reliable means of transportation and maintain current insurance and registration.